The Petco Foundation, in partnership with Petco, announced the 51 stories that earned their animal welfare organizations a grant award during the Petco Foundation’s sixth annual Holiday Wishes campaign. Since 2013, the Petco Foundation has awarded more than $3.4 million to animal welfare organizations across the nation during the annual Holiday Wishes campaign. Grants include a $100,000 grand...
Most people know Ricochet as the iconic surf dog that made history 10 years ago when she jumped on the board of a boy who is paralyzed, becoming the first ever canine-assisted surf therapy dog.
Since then, she’s assisted hundreds of kids with special needs and people with disabilities.
But what many people don’t know is… Ricochet is a certified goal-directed therapy dog with extraordinary...
November 12, 2018 • Rescue
Photo courtesy of GREY2K USA Worldwide.
The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) commends voters in California and Florida for passing critical animal protection measures on Election Day that will improve the lives of millions of farm animals and thousands of racing Greyhounds across the country.
California voters approved Prop. 12, requiring cage-free housing...
Paws of War, an organization that helps veterans and first responders to obtain and train companion and service dogs, is moving to a new, larger location. The new location will help them provide their important services to more veterans and first responders. One local construction company, NDA Construction, lead a community effort that made all the difference. The new Paws of War location will be...
FIDO Friendly Magazine Presents the 10th Annual Cross-country Pet Adoption Tour: Get Your Licks on Route 66® 2018
It’s that time of year again where FIDO Friendly powered by Nissan, travel down the Mother Road, stopping at shelters along the way to support adoption events from September through October.
The cross-country pet adoption tour kicks off September 8 in Los Angeles at the ...
July 23, 2018 • Rescue
The Petco Foundation recently honored Shannon Wells of the Kansas City Pet Project at the foundation’s annual awards gala on June 8th in San Diego, California. Wells was presented with the Unsung Hero Award, which recognizes individuals whose commitment and story of dedication exemplifies their love for animals.
The Petco Foundation gathered more than 450 guests at this year’s “Celebration of...